Diploma Part Time

English for Indian Students

Wish to be a winner? Then a strong command of English is a MUST!

ELTIS is here for you with its effective courses to make you confident and
competent in English.
Learn English like never before!

Indulge in activities, games, and a lot more to make language learning a fun
experience with qualified, well-trained, and experienced teachers!

Why is learning English important?

English is the second most spoken language in the world. Learning English makes
communicating and understanding global citizens easier hence helping you widen
your horizons. Speaking the language will help you secure jobs in multinational
companies and enroll in schools and universities worldwide.

Here are simple reasons why learning English is important!

● New job opportunities
● The language of the internet age
● Getting into prestigious schools and universities

About Programme

Diploma in Practical English & Life Skills (DPELS) - Duration: 1 year

Diploma in Practical English & Life Skills programme is designed with a focus on building English communication abilities of Indian students and making them job-ready. It is a unique one year part-time diploma programme under Symbiosis International (Deemed University). It has an exit option after Semester-I (Certificate programme under ELTIS).


1. To improve students’ confidence to use English in practical situations.

2. To develop students’ ability to comprehend and use the language effectively in different scenarios in everyday life and profession.

3. To help students neutralize their accent and train them in presentation skills.

4. To make students employable/ job-ready in various commercial avenues.

Courses that you learn in DPELS:

1. Functional Grammar

2. Enhanced Reading and Writing

3. Aural and Oral Skills (Listening & Speaking)

4. Business Communication & Soft Skills

5. Accent Neutralization

6. Presentation Skills

7. Soft Skills & Personality Development

Teaching Methodology & Co-curricular Activities:
  • Student Centric teaching
  • Activity-based teaching & learning
  • Experiential learning: mini projects, group activities and self-study worksheets
  • Formative assessments to monitor continual progress in each module
  • Audio visual teaching aids
  • Super Saturday activities: Free
  • Books and audios for extra learning on campus
Batch timings:

Offline/Hybrid: Regular- Monday to Friday- July 17, 2024

8.00 am to 10.00 am

6.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Online: Regular- Monday to Friday- July 17, 2024

8.00 am to 10.00 pm         CPELS    Sem-I (DPELS)

7.00 pm to 9.00 pm            DPELS   Sem-II (DPELS)

Weekend:Offline – Saturday and Sunday- July 20, 2024

Saturday: 2.30 to 7.00 pm

Sunday: 9.30 am to 2.00 pm

Hybrid: Regular – July 17, 2024

You may choose to attend classes in either Offline OR Online mode.



Two, every year: July and January

Who can join?

Students, employees, aspiring entrepreneurs, working professionals, and homemakers.


Std. XII passed or a Diploma holder after High School / Secondary Education.

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Eligibility for Examination:
  • Minimum 75% attendance in each course
  • Minimum 75% attendance over all the programme


● All Internal courses will have 100% components as internal evaluation will take place at the Institute Level.
● All external courses will have 40% internal component and 60% external component.
● Students with 75% attendance will be eligible to take the semester end exams by SIU.
● External exams by SIU will be held at the end of each semester for eligible students.
● Courses 1 to 6 will have an external examination.
● Course 7 will be non-exam grade course.
● The total assessment for both the semesters will be out of 750 marks.

Criteria for passing:

50% per course and 60% aggregate.

  • Students will be awarded a Certificate in Practical English and Life Skills by the institute after successfully completing the first semester.
  • Students will be awarded an Advanced Certificate in Practical English and Life Skills by the institute after successfully completing the second semester.
  • Students will be awarded a Diploma in Practical English and Life Skills under Symbiosis International (Deemed University) after passing both the semester end examinations.
To know about the refund policy, click here:  https://siu.edu.in/pdf/Refund-Rules-of-the-University.pdf

Structure of the program

Sr. no.Course Title
1Functional Grammar
2Reading and Writing
3Listening & Speaking
4Business Communication
5Voice & Accent Training
6Presentation Skills
7Soft Skills & Personality Development